SOURCE: MainSource Financial Group

MainSource Financial Group

September 25, 2009 16:36 ET

MainSource Bank Names Columbus Location and Hires Mortgage Loan Originators

GREENSBURG, IN--(Marketwire - September 25, 2009) - MainSource Bank, Greensburg, Indiana (NASDAQ: MSFG) -- Daryl R. Tressler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MainSource Bank, today announced that MainSource has entered into a lease for its previously announced Columbus, Indiana loan and deposit production office. The office will be located at 529 Washington Street and is expected to open in early October 2009. MainSource Bank also announces the hiring of Jeff Fetterer, Anne Hittler and Marsha Kanable as mortgage loan originators servicing the Columbus area.

Mr. Tressler stated, "On behalf of everyone at MainSource Bank, I am pleased that we are opening our second location in Bartholomew County in Downtown Columbus and have been fortunate to partner with such dedicated and experienced mortgage professionals. We have chosen to hire local employees who are committed to the community and their customers and we feel that Jeff, Anne, and Marsha fit this description."

MainSource Bank, Greensburg, Indiana, is a subsidiary of MainSource Financial Group, Inc., which is a community-focused, financial holding company with assets of approximately $2.9 billion, headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana. MainSource Financial Group is listed on the NASDAQ National Market (under the symbol: "MSFG"). The Company operates 85 banking offices through its three banking subsidiaries, MainSource Bank, Greensburg, Indiana, MainSource Bank of Illinois, Kankakee, Illinois, and MainSource Bank - Ohio, Troy, Ohio. Through its non-banking subsidiaries, MainSource Insurance LLC, and MainSource Title LLC, the Company and its banking subsidiaries provide various related financial services.

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Except for historical information contained herein, the discussion in this press release may include certain forward-looking statements based upon management expectations. Actual results and experience could differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the Company's forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause future results to differ from these expectations include the following: general economic conditions; legislative and regulatory initiatives; monetary and fiscal policies of the federal government; deposit flows; the costs of funds; general market rates of interest; interest rates on competing investments; demand for loan products; demand for financial services; changes in accounting policies or guidelines; changes in the quality or composition of the Company's loan and investment portfolios; the Company's ability to integrate acquisitions; the impact of our continuing acquisition strategy; and other factors, including various "risk factors" as set forth in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and in other reports we file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These reports are available publicly on the SEC website,, and on the Company's website,

Contact Information

    Daryl R. Tressler
    Chairman, President and CEO
    MainSource Bank